Olbermann, Eric Trump argue over charity fundraising
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Political commentator Keith Olbermann and Eric TrumpEric TrumpManhattan DA expands probe into Trump company to include family estate: report Third bank cuts ties with Trump after Capitol riot Eric Trump: Business cancellations part of liberal 'cancel culture' MORE engaged in a heated debate on Sunday about charity donations.

The spat came one day after a tweet from Olbermann in response to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. 

“I understand your confusion. You're thinking of @EricTrump self-dealing charity cash to himself from golf tournaments,” Olbermann wrote in the initial tweet.


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“You mean the $16.3 million dollars I have raised for dying children (before the age of 33) at a 12% expense ratio. What good have you done?” he said.

Olbermann’s criticism stems from a June report that said the Eric Trump Foundation potentially funneled money to the Donald J. Trump Foundation. According to the report, money from an annual golf tournament hosted by Eric Trump had been funneled through his own foundation and back to Trump golf courses for tournament expenses. Donors had been told the money would all go to charity.

The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) told Forbes, which published the original report, that it is looking into Eric Trump’s foundation.

After noticing Sunday that he was blocked by Eric Trump on the social media platform, Olbermann launched into a series of tweets about charity giving.